Sunday 10 September 2017

Prabhavali or Thiruvachi

The Prabhavali or Prabhai is the most important accent to an idol which mimics the aura of the presiding deity it shadows and gives it a powerful stance and an air of supreme divinity. The intricate etchings of the arch are symbolic of fire and this could be evident in many larger prabhavali there are provisions for lighting lamps, which was done in those days where electricity was not in use and the light from the lamps served to light up the idol so that the devotees would get a glimpse of the features.

Antique Rail adukku/ Kaasi Pathiram from Tamilnadu

Antique Rail adukku/ Kaasi Pathiram Antique Rail adukku/ Kaasi Pathiram/ Adukku Pathiram set, this is the original rail adukku, because 99% ...